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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, food, Syracuse, Technology

UberEats launches in Syracuse

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By Brooke Meenachan Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)  Food delivery apps have gone from being an afterthought to a core part of the restaurant business. UberEATS launched in Syracuse on Monday and restaurants are already starting to see orders come in. According to a financial software, data and media company, Bloomberg, American’s have spent more money […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Poverty

Syracuse group hopes to remove “homeless” label from its neighborhood

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By Brooke Meenachan SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One organization plans to repaint a bridge that leads into its neighborhood as a sign of what’s to come; an effort to restore the neighborhood and improve the quality of life. The bridge that crosses over West Onondaga Street reads “Mission District” on one side and “Lives Change Here” […]

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Ralph Rotella and a friend pose for a picture inside Discount Shoe Repair (c) 2017 Tommy Farrell
Business, Central New York, Community, Non-profit, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Cobbler Feels Like an ‘Angel in Heaven’

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Ralph Rotella has been repairing shoes at Discount Shoe Repair in downtown Syracuse for over 40 years. He learned from his uncle how to fix shoes when they came over from Italy in the 1970s. The store brings in old friends, new customers, and even some important figures […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, Syracuse

Samurai Wasps and Citizen Scientists Make for a Dynamic Duo versus Stinkbugs in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Cornell Professor Arthur Agnello and Peter Jentsch are working on a project where everyday citizens can help bring the fight to stink bugs. Terri Lauber enlisted as a citizen scientist in Syracuse and was happy to help. “I like science and nature, and why not they need help in fighting the stinkbugs,” […]

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Central New York, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Opioids Declared a Public Health Emergency

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency last month. On average, Onondaga County has a higher fatality rate of overdoses than the country and state, excluding New York City. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of opioid-related deaths in Onondaga County skyrocketed from about 40 […]

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Business, Central New York, Syracuse

UberEATS Is Ready to Serve in Syracuse

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By Jordan Capozzi SYRACUSE. N.Y. (NCC News) – Uber’s new food delivery service has expanded to Syracuse. UberEATS began delivering food to Syracuse residents on Monday. Uber’s ride-sharing service arrived in the area just a few months ago. Similar to apps like Grubhub and Eatstreet, UberEATS delivers food from multiple restaurants around Syracuse. The list of […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Jobs, Syracuse

Syracuse Restaurant Teaches the Recipe for Success

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By Frank DeLuca SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – One teaching restaurant in Syracuse is helping people get back into the workforce. With Love opened on Salina Street last December, and works with the Workforce Development program at Onondaga Community College to create paths to living wage jobs, and put graduates in positions with room to grow. […]

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Milennials should take a closer look at what's not inside their wallet (c) 2017 Tommy Farrell
Central New York, Technology

No Cash, No Problem

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By Tommy Farrell SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – People are withdrawing less cash from the ATM, according to a Bankrate.com study. Colleen Giblin, Assistant Professor of Marketing at LeMoyne College, points to several reasons why people aren’t using cash as much. “Pain of Payment” Social Norms Loss, Theft, & Security Cash Back “It’s more psychologically painful […]

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